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Jul 14, 2013 1:00pm EDT
attorney general eric holder, don't you think the obama administration might be a bit careful with this because there has been criticism with the president inserting himself into this? >> this is not a determine nation by the obama administration, this is a determination by the department of justice. so to suggest that it's improbable that there could be a civil rights investigation into george zimmerman's behavior i do position is premature. we're not there yet and there is some evidence of racial profiling. while it was not necessarily discussed in the trial, it was criminal profiling, that still remains part of the narrative here. and so i'm not prepared to say what the percentage of probability is, but there is a probability. >> but let's listen to the words of some of trayvon martin's lawyers who said that this was not about race. i mean, that has come out time and time again. so with that acknowledgement already taking place, could there have been a racial component, we all know the answer is likely. but does that in fact elevate to a level after all the evidence has come in
Jul 9, 2013 9:00am EDT
year. that according to a senior obama administration official. plans focused on keeping a small force behind in afghanistan after 2014 to fight insurgents, but in recent months, president obama is said to have become increasingly frustrated with the afghan president hamid karzai. karzai, who has been very critical of u.s. troops over the last few years, has said he would like u.s. troops to stay in afghanistan after 2014. that might not necessarily happen. indeed, the entire withdraw, still about 60,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan right now, still costing u.s. taxpayers billions of dollars. those troops remain, most of them, until the end of next year 2014, but that withdrawal could be accelerated given the friction right now that has developed between these two presidents, presidents karzai and president obama. >>> flooding leaves hundreds of passengers stranded for hours on a train in toronto. historic rains overwhelmed the city's drainage system and submerged the rail line. police had to go out in boats and pull the commuters out one by one. the cleanup in canada continues this morn
Jul 14, 2013 2:00pm EDT
course of the last two years partly because the obama administration pulled our funding to the state of texas because they disagreed with texas restrictions on these abortions. most people in this country believe six months is too late to be deciding whether or not these babies should be aborted or not. we put the limit at five months in this bill. >> as for the obligatory question as to whether or not he'll run for president again, governor perry said he's focused on the final 18 months he has on his current job and not 2016. >>> as we've been reporting a subdued sunday in churches across the country. what they are saying in the church where the reverend martin luther king once preached. >>> the zimmerman verdict has sparked emotional protests across the country. it started out the courthouse in sanford, florida. people demanded more protests and wept. quickly demonstrations spread coast-to-coast. listen to this rally in san francisco. >> justice for. >> trayvon martin. >> justice for -- >> trayvon martin. >> people shouting for justice for trayvomartin. remaining mostly peaceful excep
Jul 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
morsi's ouster last week, his supporter's say he's egypt's demand he be reinstated. the obama administration has called on egypt's military to use restraint. it hasn't determined if morsi's ouster will be labelled a cue. -- coup. that means u.s. aid continues. ben wedeman is in cairo tonight. >> at this point there are obviously very different narratives coming from each side involved in this -- in the killings, what -- is it clear at this point what happened, exactly? >> no, it's not at all, anderson. according to the army police narrative, it was a group of terrorists that tried to launch an attack with molotov cocktails and weapons on to the headquarters of the republican guard. the supporters of deposed president morsi are claiming that they were engaged in early morning prayers when this happened, they were fired upon. they're calling it a massacre, but certainly regardless of how it started and who started it, it has really raised the level of tension in this already very tense city. >> fouad, how do you see this? where do you see this going? >> you know, anderson, this
Jul 9, 2013 4:00pm EDT
priority the way that the obama administration has been waging it with drones, with special forces, does it make any sense to pull out of afghanistan completely? >> reporter: well, you're right, given our national security interest and the amount the has invested there, it seems it would be unlike this administration to pull out all forces from afghanistan next year. and especially because it borders pakistan. that's a convenient place to at least base some forces to have a u.s. presence on pakistan's border. but you have to keep in mind, jake, a lot of foreign policy hands felt the same way about iraq that, it would have been smart to keep some forces in iraq rather than pulling out totally and the u.s. just couldn't come to terms with the iraqi government to do that. >> that's right. the iraqis were not grant u.s. troops the immunities that they wanted. that's also what they're negotiating now with hamid karzai. jessica yellin, thank you so much. >> in egypt tensions are still high. 50 people died in clasheses protesters and the military yesterday. they are trying to pave a new way to
Jul 14, 2013 4:00pm EDT
obama administration pulled our funding to the state of texas because they disagreed with texas restrictions on these abortions and most people i think in this country and in texas, certainly, believe that six months is too late to be deciding whether or not these babies should be aborted or not. we put the limit at five months in this bill. >> well, critics argue that the law would enforce the shut-down of most of the abortion clinics in texas. >>> "glee" actor cory monteith is dead. the cause of death right now is not known but police have ruled out foul play. an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow. earlier this month, he entered a rehab facility for substance abuse and released in april. the star was 31. >>> zimmerman verdict came down late last night and not too late for the nation's headline writers. a sampling of the papers but first, this. firefighters do the unimaginable running towards danger while many of us run from it. after last week's tragedy in arizona that claimed 19 lives, this week's repeat cnn hero group sprang in to action. >> 19 men. 19 husbands, fathers, sons
Jul 9, 2013 5:00pm EDT
with a total value of $9,000. >>> the obama administration says it's cautiously encouraged -- direct quote. cautiously encouraged after egypt's interim president today outlined a timetable for new elections. telling our chief international correspondent christiane amanpour there will be elections within seven months. but as the muslim brotherhood buries the dead from this week, the military is issuing tough warnings. let's go to ben wedeman. he's in cairo for us as he has been through the entire crisis. is the stage set for more violence or are things going to ease up? >> reporter: well, things have eased up a bit today, wolf, because it's the beginning of the holy month of ramadan. many people spending a lot of time today buying supplies for a month when there is a lot of entertaining to do, a lot of social visits. but we did hear from the military who issued a statement saying they will not tolerate any disruption to what they call this difficult transition. now, they have issued -- rather the interim government have now issued they have an interim prime minister that is has hasam
Jul 9, 2013 6:00am EDT
u.s. troops out of afghanistan in 2014. a senior administration official says mr. obama is growing increasingly frustrated with afghan president karzai. the two leaders have been discussing a plan to leave behind some u.s. troops to train afghan forces and help fight insurgents, but now the president is said to be seriously considering a complete withdrawal. >>> top egyptian security officials defending army and police actions that had deadly consequences. they say the army and police were defending the republican guard headquarters from attackers. more than 51 were killed in those clashes. 434 others were wounded. in the meantime, state media reports interim leader adly mansour has issued a decree giving himself unlimited powers to make laws and outlined a time table for elections. >>> a hunger strike could be under way in california prisons. about 30,000 inmates refused meals yesterday. more than 2,000 skipped their jobs or classes at the prison. inmates at pelican bay state prison in northern california organized that protest. they are upset with a state policy where inmates can
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